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Marco Torsello

Premium interest rate payable to creditors which file claims before Italian courts

Litigation - Italy
ARBLIT Radicati di Brozolo Sabatini Benedettelli Torsello

Creditors taking legal action before the Italian courts to secure payment against their debtors have long regarded this as a nightmare option due to the length and complexity of Italian civil proceedings.

Stéphanie Girard

French language requirements in Quebec: an introduction

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Charter of the French Language gives the French language the status of an official language in Quebec, thus making its use mandatory in all spheres of public life in the province, including commerce and business.

Simona Zangrandi

New step-up option on taxpayer assets introduced

Corporate Tax - Italy
Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili Piazza

Decree-Law 104/2020 recently introduced a new opportunity for Italian companies to step up the cost of tangible and intangible assets (real estate and other immovable properties which are built or for resale are excluded) and participation in controlled and associated companies included in financial statements as of 31 December 2019.

Niamh Crotty

Proposed new rights to sick pay and parental leave pay

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The Labour Party has proposed the Sick Leave and Parental Leave (COVID-19) Bill 2020 which, if passed, would give employees in Ireland the legal right to paid sick leave for the first time.

Rebecca Mcnulty

Open dialogue needed to avoid COVID-19 construction disputes

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Jersey
Ogier

The potential for disputes in construction projects has risen sharply with the performance and enforcement of contracts directly affected by COVID-19.

Pedro Cortés

Proposed new law on h­­otel establishments' activities

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Macau's tourism and entertainment industry has been severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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